This is the eighty-seventh post in my series that explores the most-used words in the top stories shared among Environmental Historians and Environmental Humanities scholars on Twitter each week.

Here are the top articles amongst environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (October 22 – October 28, 2018):

Monday: “Forcings, Warming, Will” by Jessica DeWitt, Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE)


Tuesday: University of Mississippi: Croft Assistant Professor of History and International Studies,” H-Net Online


Wednesday: “Part Two: How Washington unleashed fossil-fuel exports and sold out on climate” by Jie Jenny Zou, The Center for Public Integrity


Thursday: Call for Submission: New Tallinn Dissertation Prize from ESEH,” European Society for Environmental History


Friday: The Worst Environmental Disaster In U.S. History Occurred Exactly 70 Years Ago” by Tom Moore, Weather Concierge 


Saturday: CESS 2018: Central Eurasian Environmental and Animal Histories,” Central Eurasian Studies Society


Sunday: Call for papers Session ESEH 2019 “Epidemics, History and the Environment: Crossing Academic Boundaries”” by Nicholas Maughan, Academia.edu

Top Words

1. oil

2. gas

3. climate

4. energy

5. exports

6. environmental

7. Energy

8. U.S. 

9. crude

10. natural

Published by Jessica M. DeWitt

Dr. Jessica M. DeWitt is an environmental historian of Canada and the United States. She is passionate about the use of digital technologies to bridge the gap between the public and researchers. In addition to her community and professional work, she offers various editing and social media consultancy services.

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